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gíallach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. gíallach or dil.ie/25791
Last Revised: 2019

 

adj o, ā (2 gíall) captive-taking : a maic ro-gíallaig 'o son of abundant hostages', Contract Law 170 § 37 . tar merchlainn ghiallaig ghaoidel, O'Gr. Cat. 456.13 . do moir giallach glondchar , IT iii 7 § 6 . nert-giallach winning hostages by force, LL 199b39 . an griangha ... giallach (of a chief), Ó Bruad. iii 82.19 . Esp. in compd. Noígíallach, q.v.